Open Culture. has images and discussion of J. R. R. Tolkien’s art. And they have links to see more at The Tolkien Gateway. “Beyond perusing the images in the Tolkien Gateway, you’ll also want to have a look at Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull’s book, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist […]
At Them Darned Superpeople, friend of the Gutter Colin Smith writes about some Jack Kirby covers–Challengers of the Unknown! Jimmy Olsen! Lois Lane! “June/July 1959’s Challengers Of The Unknown #8 contained the very last new Jack Kirby work to appear in a DC Comic until 1970. It’s hard not […]
Nick Kapur has shared a series of pages from a Japanese illustrated history of America made in 1861, Osanaetoki Bankokubanashi by writer Kanagaki Robun and artist Utagawa Yoshitora. There are so many wonders. You should definitely click through. See the whole thing at the Waseda University Library site.
Open Culture has a lovely gallery of prints of Japanese firework designs. See hundreds of these prints online at via the Yokohama City Library. (Thanks, Todd!)
Enjoy all these Halloween costumes of people from everyday life at Japan’s “Sober Halloween” event!
Check out this sweet gallery of José Posada’s calaveras!